So I have an appointment tomorrow to get my blades sharpened. I'm able to skate on them for now only if I have really deep knee bend and perfect edge placement. Really, I should keep skating on them because maintaining edge control on dull blades is good exercise.
So my basic rule is, when I'm working so hard to skate that I think...
|Time for a sharpening!|
I haven't had a sharpening since March! And despite my off and on skating, I think I've put in the 25-30 hours that's expected between sharpening. So, my sharpener squeezed me in on Sunday.
And I know what will happen. He'll run his thumb nail over the blade and he'll say the same thing he always does.
|"These blades don't need a sharpening,|
they've got plenty of life in them."
And if he says, "These are still skatable," I'll do my Tim Curry face!
(Update: My skate tech reported they were dull but with no nicks! That's so unusual, I have no funny face for it!)